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9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Six Ways The Most Productive People Send Emails

Here’s what the experts (and the data) say about sending emails fast and getting useful responses faster.<p>There’s nothing like an overcrowded inbox to make you long for the days of smoke signals and carrier pigeons.<p>But unless you’ve been living under a rock without a Wi-Fi signal, email plays a huge …

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and thoughts. But does it work? And in what circumstances?<p>A new study has raised hope for its use in treating mental health problems. The biggest review of the …

Mental Health

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates | Inc.com

If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes unconventional--advice for your people …

Self-improvement

7 Creative hobbies that will make you smarter & productive

What good is a life that does not involve pleasure or fun?<p>Today’s corporate culture is primarily driven by productivity. The more productive you are, …

Immune System

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity and Creativity

<i>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." </i>-- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, and digestion. It controls all the vital processes and functions of your body and knows …

4 Little Ways to Help Your Body Detox

What do the healthiest people have in common? For starters, they limit the junk that enters their body. This means cutting back on irritants to the …

Use These 6 Little Steps to Make Really Big Things Happen | Inc.com

Even though I don't really follow basketball I've been a super fan of John Wooden for a number of years. Wooden was the legendary coach of UCLA's men's team, who led them to ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period (including a record seven in a row!).<p>A big part of Coach Wooden's …

Motivation

What Kind of Introvert Are You?

Are you an introvert? It depends on which book you read.<p>Here's a sampling of the various conceptualizations of introversion in pop culture …

The Demoralized Mind

© Robin Heighway-Bury/Alamy<p>/ May 10, 2016<p>Our descent into the Age of Depression seems unstoppable. Three decades ago, the average age for the first …

Documentaries

What we would actually do to stop a 'doomsday’ asteroid

Lumps of rock flying through space could cause catastrophic damage to our planet. What could we do if we found one on a collision course?<p>Imagine the day observatories confirm that an asteroid is on a collision course with Earth; space-faring nations agree we need to stop it. What happens next …

Space

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ is comprised of three things: the ability to accurately identify your emotions and …

Emotional Intelligence

Our gigantic problem with portions: why are we all eating too much?

If you want to see how inflated our portion sizes have become, don’t go to the supermarket – head to an antique shop. You spot a tiny goblet clearly designed for a doll, only to be told it is a “wine glass”. What look like side plates turn out to be dinner plates. The real side plates resemble …

Food

1 Question Is All You Need to Judge Someone's Personality

This research-backed shortcut can give you an instant sense of someone's character.<p>If you want to better understand someone's personality, there's no shortage of options. Psychologists have developed various checklists and inventories to evaluate everything from whether someone is a card-carrying …

Earth’s Most Striking Scenes, As Seen From Above

Photographer Bernhard Edmaier's aerial landscapes are a celebration of color, form, and the wonders of geology.<p>Twenty-three years ago, German photographer Bernhard Edmaier was working as a geologist. He was fascinated with the Earth and its ever changing structures, but something about spending his …

Geology

How extreme metal saved me from an abusive relationship

For the last three months, I’ve been limply wandering the desperate ruins of an abusive relationship. I’m still unsure quite how I even managed to make it through the past two years of emotional anarchy with a working pulse. In a bid to escape being such a searing misery guts, I recently delved …

Dividend gems: Come for the payout, stay for the growth

Dividend-paying companies have become the belle of the investing ball, but they aren't created equal.<p>Super-high-yielding stocks have plenty of appeal in this era of low interest rates, but it's the dividend growers that let investors have their cake and eat it, too. The stocks offer not only income …

Baked Pork Spring Rolls Recipe

"An exciting blend of pork, vegetables and spices is sealed inside wrappers, then baked until crisp. Delicious and crunchy without deep …

Lab Girl succeeds as a non-fiction novel

Hope Jahren pens a riveting memoir and an ode to plants<p><b>LAB GIRL</b><p><b>By Hope Jahren</b><p>Botany, like cybersecurity, ocean acidification or stamp collecting, can …

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Nutrition

22 Science Jokes Only Smart People Will Understand

Old statisticians never die. They just get broken down by age and sex.

Jokes

potato pizza, even better

I have been holding out way too long on giving one of the great Roman pizzas, <i>pizza con potate e rosmarino</i> (which, like most things, sounds much …

National Research Council president takes indefinite leave of absence

John McDougall, president of the National Research Council of Canada, is on an indefinite leave of absence for personal reasons, the federal government has confirmed.<p>The unannounced development comes at a turning point for the 100-year-old organization, which serves as the federal government's …